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You've probably heard the words gifted, academically talented, or accelerated in connection with Honors or Advanced Placement classes. In the Honors Program at Illinois State University, we offer an alternative approach: We promote enrichment rather than acceleration, and invite you to customize your experience, allowing YOU to define what Honors means to you.

The Honors Program redefines what it means to pursue an exceptional education. We feature individualized attention, cutting-edge resources, and unique opportunities to enrich your learning. Without adding time to degree, the Honors Program provides flexible paths to students from all majors.

The Honors Learning Framework empowers students to develop marketable skills through the successful completion of Honors Learning Experiences.